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Posts by Lori Seeman

Benefits and Risks of Mobility Scooters

Caregiver in Buffalo MN: Benefits and Risks of Mobility Scooters

Caregiver in Buffalo MN: Family caregivers with aging relatives who have trouble walking or who tire easily may be looking for ways to allow them to continue getting around independently. A mobility scooter can be an excellent solution, but they can also pose risks to seniors.

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Does ALS Affect the Brain?

Elderly Care in Blaine MN: Does ALS Affect the Brain?

Elderly Care in Blaine MN: If you have a family member who has been diagnosed with amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS), you’re probably aware that the disease will affect their ability to move their muscles. Eventually, the disease will rob them of the freedom to walk, use their hands, and it may even make them unable to communicate verbally. What you may not know is that ALS can also affect cognitive, or thinking, abilities.

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What Types of Delusions Might Your Senior with Parkinson’s Disease Experience?

Senior Care in Fairmont MN: Parkinson's Disease and Delusions

Senior Care in Fairmont MN: Approximately 20 to 30% of those living with Parkinson’s disease will experience visual hallucinations as a part of their progression with the disease. A less common form of psychosis in Parkinson’s disease is delusions. Affecting approximately 8% of those living with the disease, delusions are irrational or uncontrolled thoughts and beliefs that are not based on reality.

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Caregiver Exercise is Important to Health

Caregiver in Marshall MN: Finding Time to Exercise

Caregiver in Marshall MN: Being a family caregiver means that opportunities for downtime are rare. Taking care of an elderly adult that can no longer live independently means that you have a lot of demands placed upon you, from household chores and errands to giving them proper attention.

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